[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 16:11:24 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 9:56 AM, haiyang kang <cornsea at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But you should be able to write:
>> text = input("Enter a number using your preferred digits: ")
>> num = float(text)
>> without caring whether the user enters 一.一 or 1.1 or something else.
> yes. from logical point of view, this can happen. ...

Please stop discussing a non-feature.  Python's float *does not*
accept ' 一.一'.  This was reported as a bug and closed as invalid.

See "makeunicodedata.py does not support Unihan digit data"

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